Connect Mentoring Award in arts and health and cultural diversity
Over an eighteen month period Create the national development agency for collaborative arts and Common Ground undertook an action research project – Connect Mentoring Programme – to examine mentoring for collaborative and participative arts.
As a result of the research findings Create and Common Ground are administering two mentoring awards available to artists working in collaborative/participative arts in the specific context areas: arts and health and cultural diversity. Full details on how to apply:
The Connect Mentoring Programme learning resource – DVD, booklet and blog – will be formally launched at IMMA on Wed July 21, 2-4pm.
The launch will provide an opportunity for interested applicants to the arts and health and cultural diversity mentoring awards to understand more about the Connect programme and the eligibility criteria for the Create/Common Ground Mentoring Awards.
- Applicants are strongly recommended to consult the Connect learning resource (DVD and booklet). Copies are available from Create, to request a copy please email – firstname.lastname@example.org or tel: 01-473-6600.
The Connect Mentoring Programme is an Arts Council funded initiative
Common Ground: Part time Arts Development Worker (Maternity leave cover)
Common Ground are pleased to invite applications for the position of part time Arts Development Worker to cover maternity leave. This post will be 2 days per week and the person will be responsible for the creation of quality opportunities for children and young people within the Canal Communities to gain fluency in the arts and to become comfortable with expressing themselves creatively.
The deadline for applications is 19 July at 5pm.
Further information and how to apply
Call for volunteers for the Festival of World Cultures
Volunteers are vital to the successful running of the Festival of World Cultures and play an important role within the festival team structure. In addition to learning how a festival operates, while meeting new and interesting people as well as gaining automatic access to the members only festival volunteers club, all volunteers will receive a specialised health and safety training session prior to the festival weekend.
Call for applications - Tony O’Malley Studio Residency
The RHA is delighted to offer the Tony O’Malley Studio Residency. The residency will be situated in the late Tony O'Malley's family home in Callan, Co Kilkenny which has been renovated into a first class facility for an artist to live and work in. The residency is offered by Jane O'Malley in association with the Royal Hibernian Academy.
The artist awarded the residency will have the exclusive use of the house and studio for 12 months, from January to December 2011, at a nominal cost of €250 per month. The artist would be responsible for his or her own utility costs. This full-time residency is for an artist who works primarily in the medium of paint. The studio is not suitable for sculptors.
The deadline for applications is 30 July 2010.
More information and how to apply:
Call for applications: The Fred Conlon Contemporary Sculpture Award
Sligo County Council Arts Service invites visual artists, particularly sculptors, to apply for the Fred Conlon Contemporary Sculpture Award 2010.
This award offers the opportunity to avail of studio and living facilities for two months in the inspiring scenic region of Easkey, West Sligo and one month in the Leitrim Sculpture Centre followed by a solo exhibition in the Leitrim Sculpture Centre upon completion of the residency. Dates of the residency are fixed between mid January and mid April 2011.
Open to national and international artists, applicants will be required to have a third level qualification in art or an equivalent record of application and achievement.
Closing Date: Thursday, 22 July 2010
Launch of Artist on Call Programme - Waterford Healing Arts Trust
The Waterford Healing Arts Trust is delighted to announce an Artist on Call service at Waterford Regional Hospital. The launch of this service took place in the main hospital foyer at lunchtime on Wednesday 9 June. People attending the launch enjoyed creating small artworks which fit together to make a large communal artwork.
The Artist on Call service is available on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday afternoons for all inpatients at Waterford Regional Hospital. This is a new development of the Art Kart service which is currently available in the Renal Dialysis, Psychiatry and Paediatric units of the hospital.
If you know of a patient, in any ward in Waterford Regional Hospital, who would be interested in engaging in creative activities, please phone 051 842664 to arrange for an artist to come to their bedside.